Italian Innovation in the US: Italy's Antares Vision Srl Signs Partnership with Xyntek, Inc.

Italy's Antares Vision announced a strategic partnership agreement with Xyntek Inc, the American global leader in real-time IT and industrial automation solution for the medical and pharma industry. Under this agreement, both teams will cooperate to develop distribution, local technical support and assistance of Antares inspection systems and e-pedigree applications in the US market. This agreement follows a long record of organizational and technology investments of Antares Vision sales and after-sales expansion on a worldwide scale.

According to Emidio Zorzella, Antares Vision CEO, "Our partnership with Xyntec is a strategic and fundamental step to improve our competitiveness in relation to major international players in a highly technological environment as the US market." Antares Vision has gained a leadership position across Europe and in particular in Turkey, the first country in the world to enforce the traceability regulations of the drug to increase the protection of the patient and combat counterfeiting and fraud. "We are proud to partner with Antares Vision to offer our clients turn-key e-pedigree and serialization solutions," says Mac Hashemian, P.E., President and CEO at Xyntek Inc. "Our strategic partnership with Antares Vision provides us the core e-pedigree & serialization technology needed to provide our Life-Sciences customers turn-key serialization & e-pedigree solutions on the best and most proven technology. Antares Vision has the highest amount of installed and operational serialization and aggregation lines worldwide.”

About Antares Vision

Antares Vision is a company created to respond to a growing demand within the pharmaceutical industry regarding the themes of security and quality control. Antares Vision capitalizes and concentrates new technologies and its application experience, gained through its work in the differing and very advanced industrial sectors, in order to offer high performance products and systems dedicated to the pharmaceutical sector. Thanks to its partnership with worldwide leaders in the pharmaceutical packaging and inspection sector, our research team has developed a line of products and systems able to meet the requirements of the various application needs of this sector. Our Vision System for in-line packaging control and quality has been installed in the most important multinational pharmaceutical companies and has been set as standard on IMA machines.

About Xyntek

Headquartered in Yardley, Pennsylvania, Xyntek Inc. is a leading provider of technology consulting and turn-key integrated Information Systems and Automation solutions to the world's leading Life Sciences companies. Xyntek leverages extensive experience in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Packaging, and Supply Chain Automation and Information Technology to offer a suite of Professional Engineering Consulting, and Serialization Technology Solutions & Services for Serialization, Track & Trace, and E- Pedigree Compliance. The Xyntek-Antares Solution helps our clients define and execute on a serialization strategy that covers the factory floor and packaging lines through the entire enterprise and supply chain. For more information on products and services offered at Xyntek Inc., please call 001.215. 493-7091 or visit www.xyntekinc.com.